Hundreds of jobs are facing the axe at the Imperial Tobacco cigarette factory in Nottingham, it was announced today.
Around 540 jobs are on the line at the Nottingham site as the firm announces it plans to shut the factory down.
The plans are part of a Europe-wide restructure which would see 900 jobs cut between Nottingham and its site in Naples, France.
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A dry day across the region with bright or sunny spells after a frosty start. However, cloud will tend to increase from the west by evening.
After a cold, bright and frosty start, skies will gradually turn cloudier through the afternoon. However, it will stay dry with light winds.
An engineer has been confirmed dead in the crash in Wales. The RAF say the pilot survived and is receiving treatment.